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Full text of "Memoirs Of Joseph Grimaldi"

UNIFOEM   POCKET   EDITIONS   OF   THE
AMEEICAN   POETS.

Lowell's (James Russell) Complete Poems,

with a short Memoir, including ftts Fable for   Critics.   Royal 24mo.,
cloth extra, gilt edges (uniform with Longfellow, Willis, &c.), 2s.
The SAME EDITION, morocco extra, gilt edges, 5s.

" His works, be they as widely road as they deserve, should be in
every dwelling of the land."—Literary World,

" His celebrity is daily increasing. Mr. Lowell never writes without
thought, or publishes for the Bake of praise or profit."—fhiladelphii
Oaxette.

ongfellow's Complete Poetical Works.

Including his Translations, " The Spanish Student," and his new poem,
" The Sea-side and Fire-side." Koyal 24mo, beautifully printed, cloth
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"Whittier's Poetical Works,

Reprinted from the last American edition.    Royal 24mo, beautifully
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There is Whittier, and give

" All honour and praise to this right-hearted bard
"Who was true to The Voice when such service was hard.
Who himself was so free he dared sing for the slave
When to look but a protest in silence was brave.
A wreath—twine a wreath for the loyal and the true,
Who, for sake of the many, dared stand with the few;
Not of blood-spattered laurel for enemies braved,
But of broad, peaceful oak-leaves for citizens saved."

From Fable q/ Critics, by Lowell.

Sigourney's Poetical Works,

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though this cii'cumstance, with ordinary talent, might entitle her to
consideration, she can add the effectual claim of literary excellence.
The uoetry is characterized by ease, tenderness, a chastened fancy, and
a delicate susceptibility of whatever is beautiful in nature or charming
in truth."— Chambers

Bryant's Complete Poetical Works.

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" There is Bryant, as quiet, as cool, and as dignified,
As a smooth, silent iceberg, that never was ignined.
If I call him an iceberg, I don't mean to say
There is nothing in that which is grand, in Its way.
He is almost the one of your poets that knows
How much grace, strength, and dignity lie In repose."

From ...aWc qf Critics, ly Lowell.ne or two of his professional friends were present, and a few